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CSIR Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI)

Admission to Ph.D Programmes July 2011

CSIR-CDRI invites applications for admission to Ph.D. programmes in the relevant areas of research in the institute.

Eligibility Criteria

M.Sc or equivalent in Life sciences/Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical sciences and qualified in CSIR-UGC-NET, ICMR, DBT examination for Junior Research Fellowship.

The fellowship should be valid as on the date of joining.

Candidates appearing in final exams in 2011 and who have cleared the above exams for JRF can also apply.

Application Procedure

Candidates need to fill up the on-line application form that is available at the institute’s website (till 18 May 2011).

After submitting the online application form, print out the ID ticket generated and mail it along with photograph, photocopies of certificates of date of birth, educational qualifications and proof for qualifying JRF to Scientist-in-Charge, Academy Affairs Unit, Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR), Chattar Manzil, Lucknow-226 001 latest by 25th May, 2011.

Applications without hard copy submission of documents will not be considered.

Selection process:

All applications will be screened by a committee and only those candidates who are found suitable will be called for interview/counseling at CDRI, Lucknow on 27 and 28 June, 2011.

The committee can set their own criteria for short listing the candidates. No TA will be paid by CDRI and candidates will have to make their own arrangements for 2-3 days stay at Lucknow.

The number of students to be selected will depend on the vacancies available with scientists at CDRI.

Contact Information

Central Drug Research Institute
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)
Chattar Manzil Palace
PO Box No. 173
Lucknow - 226 001

Phone: 0522-2612411-18; Extn 4397/4383


Last date for Issue of form: 18 April 2011
Last date for receipt of form: 25 May 2011

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